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Image 1 - NASA's Satellite Sees Typhoon Roke Intensify Before Landfall
2011-09-21 13:32:53

The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite captured rainfall and cloud data from Typhoon Roke as it rapidly intensified before making landfall in Japan earlier today.

New Clues About Inner Workings Of Black Hole Jets
2011-09-20 13:49:27

Astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have captured rare data of a flaring black hole, revealing new details about these powerful objects and their blazing jets.

Ariane 5 To Launch BepiColombo Mercury Explorer
2011-09-16 07:19:04

ESA has now firmly entrusted its precious Mercury explorer to Europe’s largest rocket – the Ariane 5.

Image 1 - ERS Satellite Missions Complete
2011-09-12 09:33:03

After a final thruster firing last week to deplete its remaining fuel, ESA's venerable ERS-2 observation satellite has been safely taken out of service.

JAXA Successfully Tests Engine Of Akatsuki Venus Probe
2011-09-08 10:38:01

Japan's space agency said that it had successfully test-fired the engine of its "Akatsuki" space probe.

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2011-08-26 10:54:30

Japanese scientists have determined that the most common meteorites found on Earth are born from stony asteroids.

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2011-07-25 12:05:00

Japan jumped ahead of Germany on Sunday to become the third nation in terms of time its astronauts have spent in space.

2011-06-24 17:19:00

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Space Flight Awareness Program recently recognized John Brinkman of Imperial, Pa., for his outstanding support of human spaceflight. Brinkman is a safety engineer at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and works for ARES Corp.

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2011-06-01 11:00:00

All space missions have one inescapable dependency: the electricity flowing through their systems to keep them alive.

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2011-05-10 09:28:23

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite has been keeping track of the drenching rainfall that has been occurring in the central US this springtime, and a newly created rain map from that data from April 4 to May 4, 2011 shows those soaked areas.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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